North Bridge in Concord, MA - famous for the "shot heard 'round the world," & the monument built in 1836 commemorating the battle in 1775. These grounds are where local Minutemen experienced their 1st American Revolutionary War victory by forcing the British to retreat back to Boston on April 19, 1775. #RevolutionaryWar
MASSACHUSETTS l Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study is recreated in the Concord Museum in Concord, Massachusetts. The museum also houses the largest collection of personal artifacts once owned by Henry David Thoreau.
Imagine walking out of your cabin, sitting down, and looking at this. That's what Henry David Thoreau got to do for the two years, two months, and two days he spent at Walden Pond after the death of his brother.
Wright's Tavern ~ Concord ~ Massachusetts ~ On April 19, 1775, the day of the battle of Lexington and Concord, when the courthouse bell announced the approach of Major Pitcairn's troupes, the Concord minutemen assembled at Wright's Tavern. Later, after Pitcairn's arrival in the Concord square, British officers refreshed themselves in the tavern.